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UN Humanitarian Chief: 250,000 Syrians Unreachable

UN Humanitarian Chief: 250,000 Syrians Unreachable

Top humanitarian official Valerie Amos reports situation in war-torn Syria in 'chilling' closed-door Security Council briefing.Ari Yashar, 04/12/2013 12:54
Syrian Opposition Rejects Dialogue with Assad

Syrian Opposition Rejects Dialogue with Assad

Syrian opposition rejects calls by UN envoy Kofi Annan for dialogue with President Bashar Assad, putting a wrench in his peace plan.Elad Benari, Canada, 09/03/2012 23:50
Shelling Renewed in Homs Ahead of Annan Visit

Shelling Renewed in Homs Ahead of Annan Visit

As former UN secretary general Kofi Annan hopes for peace in Syria the crackdown of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad continues apace.Gabe Kahn., 09/03/2012 15:41
Red Crescent Allowed into Homs

Red Crescent Allowed into Homs

Aid workers accompanied by UN aid chief Valerie Amos entered the battered city of Homs as Syrian forces continue to shell other towns.Gabe Kahn., 07/03/2012 21:25
UN to Syria: Let Humanitarian Chief In

UN to Syria: Let Humanitarian Chief In

UN Security Council deplores the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Syria, calls on Assadto grant UN humanitarian access.Elad Benari, 02/03/2012 04:17